A New Species of Genus Boiga (Serpentes: Colubridae: Colubrinae) and Color Atlas of Boigas from Bengkulu Province (Sumatra, Indonesia)

Nikolai L. Orlov, Sergei V. Kudryavtzev, Sergei A. Ryabov, Oleg V. Shumakov


The description of a new species of the genus Boiga is based on the examination of one adult specimen (female) from the Bengkulu Province (Sumatra, Indonesia). A comparative analysis of the new species with all the species of the Boiga genus of the Sunda Archipelago (Indonesia), Philippines, Andaman and Nikobar Islands, and Indochina was carried out: Boiga cynodon, B. guangxiensis, B. ocellata, B. dendrophila ssp., B. tanahjampeana, B. drapiezii, B. angulata, B. philippina, B. schultzei, B. irregularis, B. jaspidea, B. multomaculata, B. nigriceps, B. cyanea, B. saengsom, B. andamanensis, B. wallachii. There given new records of boigas and detailed description of five color forms of Boiga cynodon from the Bengkulu Province.


new species; Boiga bengkuluensis; Bengkulu Province; Sumatra; Boiga cynodon complex; Boiga drapiezii complex

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2003-10-1-33-52


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